This portable reference to PowerShell summarizes the command shell and scripting language and provides a concise guide to the many tasks that make PowerShell so useful. If you’re a busy administrator and don’t have time to plow through huge books or in-depth online searches, this is the ideal on-the-job tool.

Written by PowerShell team member Lee Holmes and excerpted from his PowerShell Cookbook, this edition offers up-to-date coverage of Windows PowerShell 5.1 and open source PowerShell Core up to 7 and beyond.

Beginning with a guided tour of PowerShell, this handy guide covers:

– PowerShell language and environment;
– Regular expression reference;
– XPath quick reference;
– .NET string formatting;
– .NET DateTime formatting;
– Selected .NET classes and their uses;
– WMI reference;
– Selected COM objects and their uses;
– Standard PowerShell verbs. …